60 seconds with Daine Lauren


Blogger, penny board enthusiast and 11 year old


What are you enjoying doing at the moment?
Penny boarding along the beach, and playing my electric guitar.

If you were a super-heroine, what powers would you like to have?
I would like to fly, I’d need that kind of freedom when I’m feeling down. I’d be unstoppable.

What talent would you most like to possess?
To sing well, I love music I just wasn’t born with a good voice.

If you could have any job in the world, what would it be?
An artist/writer. I love painting and writing, it’s so peaceful.

What’s your favourite word in the English language and why?
My favourite word is ‘evanescent’ because it can describe everything because nothing really lasts.

If you could invite anyone to dinner tonight, who would it be?
DEFINITELY, Michael Gordon Clifford, best guitarist ever.

Tell me about an amazing woman you know.
Emma Watson. Incredible actress, totes adorbs hair-cut and a feminist icon.

What does multiculturalism mean to you?
Multiculturalism is coexisting with other human beings no matter their origin.

Finish this sentence: “We need feminism because…”
…my generation is growing up in a place where sexism is the norm in the school playground and guys can be EXTREMELY DISRESPECTFUL.

What would be a perfect afternoon for you?
I would probably eat takeaway from McDonalds and then have a nap.

What is your favourite smell? What memory does it remind you of?
I like the smell of my mum’s scarves because they remind me of my mum.

What would you do if you knew you wouldn’t fail?
I don’t know I’m only 11.